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Mountain Maid "exists to strengthen the church of Haiti by proclaiming the gospel, making disciples and partnering with local church members to produce products that provide a sustainable income."  They offer a gorgeous ladies belt made in Haiti out of horn and bone (36" in length).

Here are links to belts that are simply better because they are making

a significant difference in the lives of those who make them!

 Better Belts

LivAfrika's mission "is to help support the women and children in South Africa who are affected by extreme poverty, HIV/AIDS and gender inequality."  They make unique beaded ladies belts.

The Mission Lazarus social enterprise "program exists to empower local Hondurans and Haitians, who would otherwise not have the opportunity, to learn artisan skills and sustainable business development training in efforts to advance their overall education."  They offer amazing ladies leather belts in sizes S - L.

2nd Story Goods is a subsidiary of Much Ministries and works in a small town in Haiti to provide much needed jobs and hope to their community by paying a livable wage to the artisans who make their goods.  They offer three-layer, locally-sourced leather belts, in sizes 30 - 46.

"Woven Joy, a Fair Trade Federation member, is a faith-based nonprofit organization working with artisans in the Philippines to create, produce and sell some of the world's finest quality handwoven friendship goods.”  They sell handwoven belts in multiple designs and color choices.